September 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Ground Broken For New 12-Bed Rehabilitation Center At Fairlawn

The newest addition to the Fairlawn Haven Retirement Campus will be known as The Rupp Rehabilitation Neighborhood, said Neal Beck, chairman of the Fairlawn board.  Speaking during a groundbreaking ceremony, Thursday, Sept. More...

Winery Near Pettisville Is Labor Of Love For Nofzigers

So far, the Knotty Vines Farm and Winery, which started with the planting of the first grape vines in 2008, has yet to make a profit.  In fact, Julie and Steve Nofziger, the proprietors, say so far, they haven’t even had any income.  More...

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Obituaries

Sandra K. “Sandy” Meiring

Sandra K. “Sandy” Meiring, age 58, of Wauseon, passed away on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at Ebeid Hospice Center in Sylvania.  She was surrounded by her loving family and friends.  Sandra was born on Jan. More...

Betty Lou Clark

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Betty Lou Clark of Archbold.  She passed away on Sept. 16, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven, after spending her final days surrounded by her family.  Betty was born Oct. More...

People

We Saw You At The Fulton County Fair!

Maci Martz, 2 1/2, Archbold, laughs and smiles while riding the Clowning Around ride at the Fulton County Fair. The 155th edition of the fair ran from Aug. 31 through Sept. More...

Sports

AHS Volleyball Ups Record To 8-0

The Archbold volleyball team won four matches last week to raise its record to 8- 0, 4-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League.  The Streaks opened the week with a 25-13, 25-7, 25- 17 league victory at Wauseon, Tuesday, Sept. More...

Streaks Drop Vikings 24-7

With the score tied at 7 at halftime, Archbold outscored Evergreen 17-0 in the second half for a 24-7 Northwest Ohio Athletic League football victory, Friday, Sept. More...

AHS Girls Soccer Raises Record To 5-1

The Archbold girls soccer team raised its record to 5- 1, 1-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with two victories last week.  The Streaks edged by Liberty Benton 4-3, Monday, Sept. 10. More...

Breaking News - 9/18/2012 7:00 PM

Motorcycle-Pickup Crash Results In Fatality

Chester R. White, 65, Berkey, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, when his motorcycle crashed into a pickup truck on St. Rt. 64, South of Co. Rd. More...

Breaking News - 9/18/2012 7:00 PM

Rohrs Named Citizen Of The Year

Jerry Rohrs is the 2012 Archbold Citizen Of The Year. More details will be published in the Sept. 26 Archbold Buckeye More...

AHS 2012 Homecoming Court

Members of the 2012 Archbold High School Homecoming Court are, front row, from left: Matthew Kinsman, freshman escort; Madison Kohler, freshman attendant; Seth Yoder, king; Tressa Parsley, queen; Kas More...

Short Fulfills Dream As Usher At Ohio State Football Games

Artie Short, an Archbold resident and Ohio State University graduate, is fulfilling a dream that reaps benefits that others don’t often have the chance to get.  Short is an usher in section 9B of “The Horseshoe” for the 2012 OS More...

 

News

Additional Junior Fair Results

Additional winners from the 2012 Fulton County Junior Fair. Previous results were published in the Sept. More...

New Ridgeville Fire Chief Is Department Veteran

The new chief of the Ridgeville Township Fire Department is, in fact, an old hand on the department.  Ken Freytag, appointed to the post by the Ridgeville Township Trustees, Tuesday, Sept. More...

Library Board Discusses Personnel Issues

The Archbold Community Library Board created a three-member committee to discuss personnel issues during its Wednesday, Sept. More...

Public Record

Attempt To Burn Out Bees Starts House Fire

A young man’s attempt to burn a bee’s nest from a tree resulted in a house fire answered by four area fire departments, Saturday afternoon, Sept. More...

Local Boy Under House Arrest After Starting Fire

A nine-year-old Archbold boy is under house arrest after he admitted to starting a fire that did $2,000 in damage.  The Archbold Fire Department was dispatched to a shed fire at 205 Middle Street at about 7:14 pm, Wednesday, Sept. More...

Thieves Strike Dental Office, Other Locations

Michael J. Britsch, 48, Sylvania, told Archbold police on Monday, Sept. 10, his office, the Archbold Dental Clinic, had been burglarized.  The police report states the theft occurred sometime after noon, Friday, Sept. More...

Opinion

Fairlawn Expansion Good For Everyone

Another big day, in a long series of big days, took place Thursday, Sept. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2002   The Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities is planning a $434,000 expansion to its Ottokee Street facility in Wauseon, to provide additional sheltered workshop space.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; Jesse Kahler, worship leader; prayer of sending for Sam Reyes; quartet offertory. Message, “Satan’s Envy,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Sept. 6: Amber Wilhelm, Napoleon, girl.  Sept. 7: Wendi & Chris Brown, Liberty Center, girl.  Sept. 8: Lisa & Charles Yoder, Wauseon, girl.  Sept. More...

Organizations

Mood Disorders  Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board offi ce, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold.  Mental Health  More...